Outer changes always begin with an inner change of attitude.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
My parents have a strong work ethic, but their attitude to life, their philosophy, is: 'whatever makes you happy.'
My motto is more, 'If you want to find something new, look for something new!' There is a certain amount of risk in this attitude, as even the slightest failure tends to be resounding, but you are so happy when you succeed that it is worth taking the risk.
It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.
How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you're a dead man? You go to work.
Measuring success in cultural diplomacy - the use of education, creative expression in any form, or people-to-people exchange to increase understanding across regions, cultures, or peoples - is challenging. How does one quantify changes in attitude, abandoning stereotypes, or feeling empathy as a result of a performance, a film, a book?
Cynthia P. Schneider
Gratitude is a choice. Happiness is an attitude.